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Conning all the way..

Posted by
Devi (Chennai, India) on 26 April 2013 in Miscellaneous and Portfolio.

Spotted this on a highway.Well, ads. do con a lot!!

CASIO EX-Z60 1/320 second F/8.4 114 mm (35mm equiv.)

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Sure does make you kinda wary, huh ?!

26 Apr 2013 5:41am

@Ronnie 2¢: Yes Ronnie..May be it is a trick to capture attention ? I wonder!!!

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Commercialism is a great idea. Besides, it destroys that the adherence of the world.

26 Apr 2013 5:51am

@Jypyä Pop: Yes Jypya...true:-)

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

How can you trust anyone who can't spell when they're offering you a service like this. Great spot Devi

26 Apr 2013 6:50am

@Doug: Yes, Doug !! Imagine..the copywriters doling out howlers !!! :-))

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Guess I wont be calling them.. great find

26 Apr 2013 7:31am

@Sarito: Yes we dare not !! The other day I saw a board while driving past but due to traffic snarls, couldn't stop and shhot. It was a Wood work joint and they had put in bold letters " Fall Ceiling work undertaken>" Ha ha ha !! Collapsible roofing ?

Marilla from Turku, Finland

Good find, Devi! I can understand this but it's terrible when some people can't write even their own language.

26 Apr 2013 7:34am

@Marilla: That's true Marilla!!! Pathetic:)))

Martine from bousval, Belgium

Très bien vu!!!

26 Apr 2013 8:30am

@Martine: Merci Martine:-)))

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Oh yes, many of them are a Con act!!

26 Apr 2013 8:36am

@Curly: Exactly...especially the creams that promise eternal youth !!!

Sam from Chennai, India

Great find of "CONACT For Advertisement".
Not trust this kind of agency. Nice shot, Devi.
Thanks for sharing. :)

26 Apr 2013 9:18am

@Sam: Thank you's on the Madras to Uthiramerur road!!! May be to attract attention !! I wonder;)))

Kate from EXETER, United Kingdom

Wonderful find Devi!

26 Apr 2013 9:40am

@Kate: Thank you Kate...May be they specialise in producing Cosmetic ads. :-)))))

Helys from Paris, France

Great and funny find!
What is "CONACT"? Lol!
No comment...

26 Apr 2013 11:35am

@Helys: Yes Helys...Con and act innocent ;-)))

Helen from Melbourne, Australia

Had to laugh. I bet they never imagined that their ad would go global!!!

26 Apr 2013 11:40am

@Helen: Thank you and welcome Helen...True...they have drawn global attention !!!!

tataray from france, France

ah ah .. bravo. Belle trouvaille.)

26 Apr 2013 11:50am

@tataray: Merci Tataray :-)

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom

ha ha great spot

26 Apr 2013 12:53pm

@Jules: Thank you Jules :-))))

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Je3 vais essayer de téléphoner quelle vue et cpatage fantastique compo.

26 Apr 2013 12:59pm

@Nicou: Merci Nicou :-)

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

LOL.....well seen and captured Devi! ;-)

26 Apr 2013 1:28pm

@Eric Cousineau: Thank you Eric...My luck I noticed this !!!

Shiva from Berwick, Canada

Hi Devi, I can just see the sign outside the restraurant - today Fish and Ships ......
Have a great day - Monika

26 Apr 2013 3:18pm

@Shiva: H ha ha !!! Fish and ships!!! May be ship shaped chairs to sit on :-))))))))))))))))))))))))))

Patrick M. from Lille, France

Great saw

26 Apr 2013 7:43pm

@Patrick M.: Thank you Patrick :-)

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Plausibly, the worst advertising placard in the world!

26 Apr 2013 8:54pm

@CElliottUK: Yes Chris !!! And the "Truth, whole truth and nothing but the truth "----about advertising!!!

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Ha ha! That's a funny one.

27 Apr 2013 7:16pm

1/320 second
114 mm (35mm equiv.)